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VGA 2011 'potential acceptance speeches' from Drake, Wheatley revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 22, 2011 9:15am PST

Here are a few of the "acceptance speeches" from the VGAs that couldn't make it into the program--from those that didn't win "Best Character"


"Its more hideous in person. It looks like it was made by playskool."

- bozer see all 4 comments

2011 Spike VGA winners recap

By Garnett Lee, Dec 10, 2011 7:20pm PST

We run down the winners of the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards.


"How can Skyrim be game of the year, but not be the best game on ANY platform, while Portal 2 is ..."

- Alexrose see all 79 comments

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance developed by Bayonetta dev

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 7:01pm PST

Raiden's 'Rising' is now Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and is in development by Platinum Games, makers of Bayonetta and Vanquish.


"You joke, but that was a fun mode to play in, because it let you concentrate on the TIMING of ..."

- the archvile see all 44 comments

Batman: Arkham World teased

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 7:00pm PST

Shock! There's going to be another Batman: Arkham game. Titled Batman: Arkham World, the title was revealed during the Spike TV Video Game Awards...


"Uhh...are there really only a few of us who realize this is a joke? Come on, it's not like ..."

- ChaosNovaXZ see all 44 comments

BioShock Infinite VGA trailer wants to pull on your strings

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:55pm PST

There's few surprises in the Spike TV Video Game Awards trailer for BioShock Infinite. However, there is a lot of gameplay footage set to some soothing tunes.


"gotta love front page posters..happen to have any proof it was finished in 2008 perchance? "

- deathofrats see all 19 comments

Diablo 3 'opening cinematic' revealed

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 6:50pm PST

The opening cinematic for Diablo 3 was a surprise no one expected from the Spike VGAs, but it's the one we'll all walk away happy with. Watch it here!


"Damn you Hellgate London and your promise of epicness! You came so close but feel short of your ..."

- fustah see all 85 comments

Fortnite is Epic Games' new title

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:44pm PST

Epic Games said their next game would be very different. And boy, Fortnite looks nothing like Gears of War. It's also not Jazz Jackrabbit, we're afraid.


"It wouldn't surprise me if this turned out to be a mobile only game. Conceptually, I don't see ..."

- hyperion25 see all 52 comments

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron trailer features haunting music, robot face punching

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 6:30pm PST

High Moon Studios' Transformers: Fall of Cybertron has a new trailer, featuring haunting music and machines punching each other in the face.


"Dear Mr. Bay: This is what Transformers should look like, as opposed to shredded tin cans ..."

- TheMongbat see all 24 comments

Amazing Spider-Man versus robots: the VGA trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:15pm PST

Do you love Spider-Man? Hate robots? Perfect! The debut trailer for Beenox's Amazing Spider-Man game adaptation has a lot of robots. So many robots.


"I actually hope there's costume DLC for this... I'm really not digging that new outfit."

- darthfusion see all 4 comments

Alan Wake's American Nightmare revealed

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 6:00pm PST

Wake's next adventure brings him to the Xbox Live Arcade in Alan Wake's American Nightmare, which was just revealed during in trailer form during the Spike VGAs.


"Looks like some cross between 'The Dark Half' and 'Secret Window' :P Could be interesting ..."

- darthfusion see all 19 comments

Rainbow Six Patriots CG trailer shows what's at stake

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 5:48pm PST

Rainbow 6: Patriots isn't set to debut until 2013. So, it comes as no surprise that tonight's VGA debut trailer was a CG conceptual trailer.


"There it is. These are retardedly "bad" guys and bad writing. It makes no sense to fight for ..."

- Xulu see all 37 comments

Command & Conquer: Generals 2 runs on Frostbite 2, coming 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 5:35pm PST

Announced at the VGAs, Command & Conquer: Generals 2 is a follow-up to the original PC game from 2003.


"That should read "since Red Alert 2" but yes, it's good to see them using a new engine."

- poindexter1985 see all 56 comments

Reapers attack in Mass Effect 3 gameplay trailer

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 5:30pm PST

BioWare's Mass Effect 3 is just around the corner, launching in 2012. At the Spike VGAs, a new trailer for the upcoming title was presented, featuring a lengthy gameplay section.


"Thresher Maws are almost everywhere. There's probably a place with a Reaper and a Thresher Maw. ..."

- Fenring42 see all 22 comments

The Last of Us developed by Uncharted team

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 5:17pm PST

The Last of Us, the long-teased mysterious PS3 exclusive, is reminiscent of the Dead Island debut trailer, and is being developed by Naughty Dog.


"If this has some kind of split-screen single player co-op, i'd buy it in an instant. "

- Ellissd see all 43 comments

Hitman: Absolution trailer reminds us of the 'original' assassin

By Xav de Matos, Dec 10, 2011 5:10pm PST

Just before the Spike VGAs kicked off this evening, live in Los Angeles, a new trailer for Hitman: Absolution debuted.


"dont take the trailers as any indication of gameplay, they never are."

- sneakyalmond see all 6 comments